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9th grader arrested after slashing student with razor

3:56 PM, Apr 16, 2012   |    comments
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Winter Haven, Florida -- Winter Haven police say a 16-year-old girl has been arrested after she allegedly cut another teenager with a razor blade.

The incident happened Monday morning during class at Winter Haven High School.  Police say Rachel Cox, a ninth grader, got into an argument with a male student, pulled out a razor from her book bag and cut the other student twice in the arm. 

The victim was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. No other students or faculty were injured.

Police say a total of eight razor blades were found in Cox's book bag. She was arrested and charged with aggravated battery -- a felony -- and carrying a concealed weapon on school grounds.


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